Texas Holdem Tournament Strategy - Winning vs. Aggressive Players
The Texas Hold'em poker phenomenon has taken the country by storm. There are reportedly over 100 million active poker players worldwide. Poker's popularity is largely the byproduct of technology and several recent trends: 1) online gaming, where players engage and socialize in real-time over the Internet, and 2) the broad publicity created by high profile TV shows like the World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour.
With all the poker-mania, there's an amazing shortage of quality information to help people learn how to play properly and become great players quickly....
The Secrets of Hop Bets
Pssst...! Wanna know a secret?
How about the secrets of hop bets?
A hop bet is a little understood one roll, verbal bet you can make on any combination of numbers. For example, if you have an intuitive notion that the combination 4&1 will appear on the very next roll of the dice, you can place a bet for "4&1 hopping". If the 4&1 do appear, you win. If 3&2, or any other combinations come up, you lose.
The payoff for a hop bet is usually 15:1. This means you can bet 2&3 hopping, or 4&2 hopping, or even 3&4 hopping....
Compulsive Gambling and Gambling Addiction
Not many people argue that gambling and playing at casinos is great fun, especially when you have hit a winning streak and feel yourself confident. Some casino games require skill besides luck, so you may think that more you learn these games the more you're going to win, depending on what's your game. Compulsive gambling and gamblind addiction makes you realize that only thing you will ever master is skill of losing your money, besides that bigger skill often means more money lost... in the long run....
How to Beat Roulette with A Simple 3 Point System
Many players try to beat roulette by buying a "sure fire" roulette system for money. These systems promise consistent gains and to make the buyer rich and beat roulette consistently. Of course, the reality does not match the hype and these systems are ALL doomed to failure.
You can beat roulette, but it does not involve buying a system, more of that later. For now, lets look at why a mathematical roulette system cannot work.
In roulette, each spin of the roulette wheel is totally random....
How to Master Low Limit Texas Holdem, Part 2 - The Online Poker Game
I continue my articles about learning to master online poker at low limit stakes. In the last article I wrote about the chance of winning in a casino. So you can ask why poker is different.
In online poker you don't play against the casino, you play against other players!
That's why your chance of winning (not losing) is so different than in the case of casino games.
Some additional thoughts: Of course the casino has its revenue on this game too, but this is not a prize rather a fix or percentage fee....
Baseball is Back!
What are your goals for this season?
In another week the boys of summer will be back in action for another season of Major League Baseball. During the start of each sports season I like to evaluate how things went the previous season, and set my goals for the upcoming season. Regardless if you are a professional handicapper/gambler or just a casual bettor it is important to take some time to evaluate past performances and set realistic goals.
In sports betting the goal is to make money, period....
Blackjack - Increase Your Odds With Basic Strategy Plus
Blackjack Basic Strategy, played perfectly in a game with favorable rules, will reduce the edge against you to about one half of one percent, the best odds of any game in the casino.
But still - it's a negative edge. While you can win in the short term on any given day, in the long term that one half percent edge against you will eventually grind you down if you play long enough and frequently enough.
An advanced basic strategy - or what we call Basic Strategy Plus - is necessary for you to step up from being a casual player to being a serious recreational player who has a better chance of winning over the long term....
There is no longer a need to fly all the way out to Las Vegas or Atlantic City to play craps. In fact, you can play your favorite casino games, including craps in the comfort of your home. Can you imagine? If your bored and have nothing to do, you can simply open up your web browser and play a game of craps!
Finding a good website for craps isn't hard. Two great websites that you should consider are: www. vegaslightscasino. com and www. casinodowntown. com . You can find some awesome games there including craps....
Gambling Addiction 101
A lot many of us know something or the other about gambling, must have at some point or the other have indulged in it in some or the other form. A trip to Las Vegas takes us right into the heart of the matter although the start might be as simple as a game of poker with friends while waiting for the school bus. However there are still a lot of things you still might know abut the game - addiction to gambling is just one of those things.
According to stats from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, one percent or about two million Americans, struggle from addiction to gambling....
Casino Food 101
Over the years, the various gambling games and the gambling joints or the casinos have undergone a change, making the experience riskier, adventurous and unique in itself. An often overlooked, but yet important component in the entire casino experience is the food. The casino towns have a variety of buffets and joints to offer to its tourist population. Cities like Las Vegas, Atlantic and Monte Carlo are revolutionizing their food regime.
Las Vegas, the God of all gambling cities has moved from being just a casino city to has now become a complete recreational hub....
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